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Floating Solar UK installs UK’s first floating solar panel project
01 October, 2014
Floating Solar UK has installed and launched the UK’s first floating solar panel system at Sheeplands farm in...
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Vestas to deliver 24 turbines for Swedish wind project
Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has received a firm order for 24 V112-3.3 MW turbines including Vestas De-icing System (VDS) for a 79.2MW wind power project in...

VG Energy and Norvento ink turbine supply and agency agreement
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Norvento will supply seven nED100 100kW turbines to UK-based VG Energy for a number of Scottish wind projects under its portfolio that are under development,...

Japan to proceed with Sendai nuclear plant restart despite volcanic eruption risks
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 The Government of Japan intends to push with its plans to restart two nuclear reactors, depite the sudden volcanic eruption in its central region....

GE, Toyo and Kuni Umi invest in 238MW solar plant in Japan
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 Kuni Umi Asset Management, GE Energy Financial Services and Toyo Engineering have invested in 238MW solar power project, which will be constructed in Setouchi City, Okayama Prefecture,...

Argentina selects Abengoa for $147m power transmission project
Monday, September 29, 2014 Argentina’s Federal Electricity Board has chosen Abengoa, a firm providing technological solutions for sustainability in the energy sector, for the development of a new power transmission...

Panda Power Funds commissions 758MW power plant in Texas
Monday, September 29, 2014 Panda Power Funds has commissioned a 758MW natural gas-fueled, combined-cycle power plant in Temple, Texas, the...

Two Peru wind projects receive $67m loan from IDB
Monday, September 29, 2014 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will provide long-term loans worth a combined $67.3m to two wind farms located south of Lima,...

Rosatom signs deal with Jordan to build nuclear power plant
Friday, September 26, 2014 Rosatom has signed a project development agreement with Jordan Atomic Energy Commission to build a nuclear power plant in Zarqa province of...

Alstom’s next generation wind turbine generates first kWh off Belgian coast
Friday, September 26, 2014 Alstom has generated the first kW of power from its next-generation 6MW Haliade 150 turbine installed at the Belwind offshore wind farm in...

NIB to finance hydropower plants in Norway
Friday, September 26, 2014 The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) has agreed to lend €42.4m to the Norwegian hydroelectric company Energiselskapet Buskerud (EB) for upgrading its two hydropower plants and parts of its...

JDR wins inter-array cable contract for German offshore wind farm
Thursday, September 25, 2014 VolkerWessels Boskalis Marine Solutions (VBMS) has awarded an inter-array cable contract for Vattenfall AB Sandbank offshore wind farm to UK-based cable manufacturer...

Masdar to acquire stake in UK’s Dudgeon Offshore wind project
Thursday, September 25, 2014 UAE-based renewable energy firm Masdar will own a 35% stake in the UK’s proposed Dudgeon Offshore wind farm through a £525m...

Japan to reopen shut nuclear plants only if safety is completely restored
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced the government does not intend to recommence operations at the closed nuclear power plants unless safety aspects are all completely...

GE to deliver wind turbines for Moroccan 100MW wind farm
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 General Electric (GE) will supply 56 1.7-100 wind turbines for a 100MW North African wind farm, which is being developed by Energie Eolienne du Maroc (EEM), a subsidiary of Morocco-based...

UK gets EU backing for proposed £16bn Hinkley Point power plant
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 The UK has received the support of European Union regulators for its proposed £16bn Hinkley Point nuclear power plant, following the end of a nine-month EU-state aided...

South Africa inks $10bn nuclear power deal with Russia
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 South Africa has signed a $10bn nuclear power cooperation agreement with Russia for the construction of up to 9.6GW of nuclear facilities based on Russian...

MIT’s new liquid battery system could make renewable power more competitive
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers have created a new liquid battery system, which can enable wind and solar facilities to compete with traditional power...

Zambia Electricity Supply signs power purchase agreement with EMCO Energy
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (ZESCO) has signed an agreement to purchase power from a 300MW coal power facility of EMCO Energy Zambia, the local entity of EMCO Resources....

Coal India to build $1.2bn of solar power plants
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 India’s largest fuel producer Coal India (CIL) is planning to build solar projects worth INR70bn ($1.2bn) in the country, in a bid to compensate for the carbon pollution caused by its...

Saudi plans to build five solar plants by next year
Monday, September 22, 2014 Saudi Arabia intends to build five solar facilities by the end of 2015 as part of its strategy to produce electricity from eco-friendly sources....


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